Featured Events

GHSA and its members participate in many highway safety events and meetings throughout the year.

Maryland Distracted Driving Summit

April 1-30, 2021 | Virtual

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office, in partnership with DRIVE SMART Virginia, is hosting the first ever Maryland Distracted Driving Summit virtually during the month of April. This virtual Summit is comprised of a series of 18 webinars, each will require a separate registration. Speakers from across the country will be sharing their expertise in four different education tracks.

Texting While Driving – Implications of Legislation on Electronic Devices

March 15, 2021 | Virtual

The Transportation Research Board will host a webinar at 1 p.m. ET to review current electronic device use laws and enforcement strategies and discuss the Behavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research Program’s inaugural report, Using Electronic Devices While Driving: Legislation and Enforcement Implications.

Teens and Speeding: Breaking the Deadly Cycle

February 4, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. ET

Join GHSA and Ford Driving Skills for Life for a closer look at the troubling and persistent problem of teens and speeding. GHSA's Pam Shadel Fischer and other experts will share the findings and outline key recommendations for states and their partners detailed in the association’s soon to-be-released report – Teens and Speeding: Breaking the Deadly Cycle – funded by Ford Motor Company Fund. Attendees will delve into the data and learn about tools and technology to help reduce teen speeding and save lives.

Employer Engagement: Texas' Partnership with NSC's Our Driving Concern Program

January 21, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. ET

Join GHSA and Associate Member, the National Safety Council (NSC), for an exclusive look at the employer-directed roadway safety program, Our Driving Concern. This NSC program provides training, education and resources on distracted driving, aggressive driving/speeding, occupant protection, impaired driving and other safety issues. Texas DOT Highway Safety Director Terry Pence will discuss how his office is partnering with NSC to reach hundreds of employers across the state.

Return to Normalcy: Protecting People on our Roadways After COVID-19

January 27, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. ET

Join GHSA Associate Member Redflex for an important discussion on the transition back to normal traffic volumes once the COVID-19 pandemic begins to subside. Greg Winfree, Director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, will be joined by GHSA Executive Director Jonathan Adkins, NSC Vice President of Government Affairs Jane Terry and Redflex Group Chief Executive Officer Mark Talbot for a discussion on how we get better as we get back to a new normal.

Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities

April 26-28, 2021 | Virtual

Lifesavers brings together a unique combination of traffic safety and public health professionals, researchers, advocates, practitioners, and students committed to sharing best practices, research and effective policy initiatives for just $275! Lifesavers is the only conference offering information of this kind at such an exceptional value.

ITE Virtual Technical Conference

March 23-24, 2021 | Virtual

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) will host an online technical conference focused on new and innovative solutions to transportation challenges being implemented in communities in the United States and around the world. GHSA Senior Director of External Engagement Pam Shadel Fischer will speak at the "Micromobility Facility Design" session on March 24 at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The Devastating Consequences of Distracted Driving

December 16, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. ET

Join GHSA Associate Member the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) and StopDistractions.org for a virtual discussion with The Honorable Ray LaHood, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, as they review the tragic impact that distracted driving continues to have on communities, victims and families. Secretary LaHood, along with Steven Kiefer, founder of The Kiefer Foundation and Jennifer Smith, CEO of StopDistractions.org, will discuss current laws in place to keep drivers safe behind the wheel.

GDC Live Presents: Current Trends in Marijuana Impaired Driving

December 15, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. ET

Join GDC Chief Research Officer David Ocamb and GHSA Associate Member the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) Vice President of Traffic Safety and Government Relations Dr. Darrin Grondel for a discussion on current trends and how they impact impaired driving, what regulations are in place now and what the data says on how this will affect the future when it comes to traffic regulations and enforcement. 

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